Environmental Protection Specialist Salary

Median pay for Environmental Protection Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $64K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,564 - $92,762
$40K
$64K
$93K
MEDIAN: $63,704
10%
50%
90%

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$22.50 - $38.26
$32
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,564 - $92,762  
   
Bonus
$1,400  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,241 - $90,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$32.00  
   
Overtime
$43.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,400  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,241 - $90,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Environmental Protection Specialist

Environmental protection specialists help organizations and businesses comply with environmental standards by carrying out evaluations to ensure that federal, state, and local laws are met. These specialists may work for companies, government entities, or agencies which help companies and organizations maintain environmental compliance.

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Environmental Protection Specialist Tasks

  • Collect, analyze, and report environmental data, communicating environmental impact and prevention methods internally and externally.
  • Prepare, process, and review environmental permits and licenses.
  • Advise and train personnel on environmental standards and procedures.
  • Respond to complaints and violations of environmental health regulations.
  • Make environmental standard and ensure compliance through audits or inspections.

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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Protection Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Protection Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Protection Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Protection Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Environmental Protection Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 14 salaries. An Environmental Protection Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Environmental Protection Specialist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Environmental Protection Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 6%
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